In pursuance of the provisions of Section 122 of the Roads Act 1993, notice is hereby given, that Dungog Shire Council has temporarily closed a section of Monkerai Road east of Main Creek Road due to bushfires located in the area.Appropriate road signage will be in place. Residential access may be available as determined by the emergency response agency.
A Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) is an agreement entered into by a planning authority and a developer in association with a development application or a change to an environmental planning instrument. A VPA enables a developer to make a contribution towards a public purpose, which can include:
The contribution can be provided through the dedication of land free of cost, the pay a monetary contribution, or through the provision of any other material public benefit, or any combination of them, to be used for or applied towards a public purpose.
A VPA cannot be entered into unless public notice has been given and an explanatory note is made available for inspection for at least 28 days.
Once Council has entered into a VPA, it must maintain a planning agreement register for public inspection. The register must include: